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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Sarah Bradley.
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
A fun exploration of lateral thinking - in tribute to Edward de Bono, the man who coined the term. Show more
Jeremy is seconded to A&E making them a doctor down, while Roy dreams of running a solo practice. Stars Nigel Planer. From 2017. Show more
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
The British tourists flouting a travel ban for the sake of a cheap holiday in Tunisia. Plus an investigation into thousands of valuables stored in banks with untraceable owners. Show more
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Analysis of news and current affairs.
Theresa Ikoko's award-winning drama written in response to Boko Haram's 2014 kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls. What happens to friendship when you are just trying to survive? Show more
Eric Robson hosts a correspondence edition from Anne Swithinbank's Devonshire home. Helping Anne to answer the questions are Pippa Greenwood and Bob Flowerdew. Show more
By Federica Lugaresi. Events after a concert on London's South Bank transport Gustav back to the Prague of his youth. Read by Jonathan Coy. Show more
Matthew Bannister on politician Simone Veil, commercials director Graham Rose, Parkinson's campaigner Tom Isaacs, Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, colliery band secretary Ken Hirst. Show more
Roger Bolton asks if Radio 4 was right to broadcast a description of torture and murder during the day. Also, the gentle rise of so-called Slow Radio. Show more
Friends debate whether the one with faith should pray for the other, who does not believe. Fi Glover presents. Show more
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
The Home Office and police are looking at ways of tightening laws to tackle acid attacks.
Much more than an impression show, the world of politics, celebrity and media are often viciously sent up. Like a baked Alaska, it's only warm on the outside. Show more
Sofia Coppola on The Beguiled, Neil McGregor's Queer Icon, the virtues of Plywood, and Kate Wakeling, winner of the CLiPPA Children's Poetry prize. Show more
Ed Stourton presents political debate from Heswall Hall on the Wirral with Shami Chakrabarti, Stephen Gethins MP, Simon Heffer and Nicky Morgan MP. Show more
Adam Gopnik reflects on the first six months of Donald Trump's presidency. "You can't call him crazy, because it isn't fair to crazy people.". Show more
Bridget Kendall hears stories from the Cold War, from East Germany to the Angolan Civil War, from the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan to Poland's 'Solidarity' movement. Show more
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective. Officials dismissed on eve of first anniversary of attempted coup in Turkey. Show more
Montag has evaded the authorities and found friends. But he is still not safe. Ray Bradbury's dystopian classic, abridged by Sara Davies and read by Alex Jennings. Show more
TV presenters Stacey Dooley (Stacey Dooley Investigates) and Gaia Vince (Escape to Costa Rica) discuss favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including two modern classics. Show more
The need for a spiritual life took a husband and wife to different religions - Catholicism for one, Judaism for the other. Fi Glover presents. Show more
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Examining our passion for watery worlds, Philip Hoare ends his week of tales with a swim among the 'aurelia aurita'. It is a swim that is dangerous and fairly unique. Show more
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